junction
junction
noun
1. (crossroads) 
a. el cruce (M) 
There are new traffic lights at the junction between Market Road and Canal Street.Hay un nuevo semáforo en el cruce entre Market Road y Canal Street.
b. el crucero (M) (Mexico) 
You need to stop at the junction.Tienes que parar en el crucero.
2. (freeway exit) (United Kingdom) 
a. la salida (F) 
We'll need to leave the motorway at the next junction to get to Thornton.Para llegar a Thornton, tendremos que salir de la autopista en la próxima salida.
3. (railroad intersection) 
There was a points failure at the junction with the main line.Hubo un fallo en el sistema de agujas del empalme con la vía principal.
b. el cruce (M) 
Trains have to slow down as they approach the junction.Los trenes tienen que reducir la velocidad al acercarse al cruce.
c. el nudo (M) 
This is a major railroad junction.Se trata de un nudo ferroviario importante.
d. el entronque (M) (Latin America) 
It seems that the signals at the railroad junction aren't working.Parece que las señales del entronque ferroviario no funcionan.
4. (confluence of waterways) 
Otters have been seen near the junction between these two rivers.Se han visto nutrias cerca de la confluencia de estos dos ríos.
b. el cruce (M) 
It takes a long time to get through the lock at the junction between the two canals.Se tarda mucho tiempo en pasar por la esclusa que hay en el cruce entre los dos canales.
5. (joint) 
There may be a leak at the junction between the pipes.Puede que haya un escape en el empalme de los tubos.
6. (electronics) 
You need to check all the junctions on the circuit.Tienes que comprobar todos los empalmes del circuito.
7. (figurative) (joining) 
a. el cruce (M) (figurative) 
Our society is enriched by this junction of cultures.Nuestra sociedad se enriquece con este cruce de culturas.
junction
Noun
1. (of roads, railway lines) 
a. el cruce m, nudo (M) 
2. (electric) 
a. no direct translation 
junction boxcaja de empalmes
junction [ˈdʒʌŋkʃən]
noun
1 (joining) [of bones, pipes] juntura (f); unión (f)
2 (Britain) (meeting place) [of roads] cruce (m); crucero (m); (LAm) [of railway lines] empalme (m); [of rivers] confluencia (f)
modifier
junction box (n) (Electricity and Electronics) caja (f) de empalmes
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